Passport to Research Futures workshops
Below are a list of the PRF workshops. Please see the Passport to Research Futures programme guide AY 2018-19 (PDF, 1,358 KB) for event details and to check which workshops must be completed in order to achieve either a University PRF certificate or an ILM certificate. You can book a place on a workshop via PDMS: https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/pdms
Complete 5 core subunits and any 6 optional subunits to gain a University PRF certificate.
Complete 5 core subunits and 7 ILM subunits to gain an internationally-recognised development award.
Simply complete and submit the online Passport to Research Futures application form to sign up! Once signed up, you will be invited to a programme orientation.
Orientation meeting - Core component, arranged after sign-up
2.1 Diversity in the workplace (online) - Core component
2.2 Unconscious bias training (online) - Core component
3.1 Career paths for research staff - Core component
3.2 Career planning and self-development - Core component
3.3 Psychometric masterclass - ILM
3.4 Reinventing your career: focus on transitioning into business - ILM
4.1 Getting published - Optional
4.2 Making a movie - ILM
4.3 Networking - ILM
4.4 Managing research information: An introduction to impact, open access, Pure and data management - ILM
4.5 Managing research information: Pure hands-on training - Optional
4.6 Managing research information: Impact in depth - Optional
4.7 Managing research information: Publishing research data - Optional
5.1 Practical public engagement - Optional
5.2 Funny Research: Bright Club stand-up comedy workshop - Optional
5.3 Engaging with the public – schools and public engagement - Optional
5.4 Engaging with the public – working with broadcast media - Optional
6.1. *NEW* Engaging with Business for St Andrews Researchers: Session 1: The A-Z of business & Session 2: Successful project & Collaboration - ILM
Replacing 'Research and Commercialisation: Working with sponsors and the value of intellectual property'
6.2. *NEW* Engaging with Business for St Andrews Researchers • Session 3: Finding funding for business - ILM
Replacing 'Research and Commercialisation: Commercialisation explained, evaluating opportunities and markets'
6.3 Knowledge Exchange and Impact: Intro to KE, discovering pathways to impact - Optional
6.4 Knowledge Exchange and Impact: Mapping your projects and career to KE - Optional
6.5 Enterprise and Innovation: Entrepreneurs in research – balancing research with starting a business - ILM
6.6 Enterprise and Innovation: Let’s start a business - ILM
7.1 Research funding: An introduction - Optional
7.2 Research Funding: How to prepare a competitive research funding application - Optional
8.1 Managing People in Research Teams - ILM
8.2 Recruitment and Selection - ILM
8.3 Leading a research group - ILM
9.1 CVs and job applications (academic and non-academic) - ILM
9.2 Interview Skills - ILM